CIWL 2975 Restaurant Dining Car built 1929

CIWL 2975 Restaurant Dining Car built 1929

CIWL 2975 Restaurant Dining Car built 1929
CIWL 2975 Restaurant Dining Car built 1929

 

Present Location Nene Valley
County Location Peterborough
Designed For CIWL
Built by Officine Meccaniche Italiane
Type RF
First Number 2975
Later Numbers UIC 61 87 87_40 075.2
Present Number 2975
Current Livery CIWL
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Builder: Officine Meccaniche Italiane, Reggio Emilia. Bogies exchanged in 1960s. P 1978 by Thos Cook - 50 years associated with CIWL. One of 75 built; one of first with metal bogies. Train ferry lugs fitted. P 11/00 by Nene Valley with Heritage Lottery Fund assistance.
Owner Nene Valley Railway
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 11/09/2006
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 18/06/2017
Photo by Dan Adkins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 15/10/2017


 

 










 



 

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